An awkward bug could be prophetic for the celebrity candidate. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Hours before the first national polls closed, an awkward glitch was discovered on Donald Trump’s campaign website. Visitors to the campaign’s press page discovered they could manipulate the website’s banner at whim. A simple change to the address bar automatically made an edit on the web page. And the possibilities are endless.

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The Trump campaign appears to have fixed the glitch but only after significant online mockery and with less than seven hours before contest wraps up for good.

But perhaps the awkward bug is the most appropriate symbol for the rookie politician’s sloppy campaign. Like his building, the New York businessman relies on shoddy labor and cost cutting shortcuts in all of his endeavors.

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If he loses, this little glitch won’t be remembered. But if he pulls off an upset, America will own a malfunction that goes much farther than a website.

Philip Wegmann is a commentary writer for the Washington Examiner.


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